'Just Go With It' Tops Valentine's Day Box Office
9:13 AM PST 2/15/2011 by Pamela McClintock
Disney’s 3D animated pic "Gnomeo & Juliet" takes No. 2, while "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" drops to No. 3.
Valentine’s Day moviegoers were all hearts for Sony’s Adam Sandler-Jennifer Aniston romantic comedy Just Go With It. Film grossed $6 million on Monday for a four-day total of $36.5 million.Box office business was up across the board because of Valentine’s Day. Go With It was by far the biggest beneficiary. Coming in No. 2 on Valentine’s Day was Disney’s 3D animated pic Gnomeo & Juliet, which grossed $2.7 million for a four-day cume of $28.1 million. Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, from Paramount, dropped to No. 3, grossing $1.8 million for a cume of $32.1 million (number includes $740,000 from advance previews on Feb. 9). Sony also took the No. 5 spot on Monday with The Roommate. The thriller grossed $1.6 million for a cume of $27.4 million. Paramount and Spyglass’ No Strings Attached, starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, grossed $1.5 million for a cume of $61.5 million. Romantic comedy placed No. 5. The Weinstein Co.’s The King’s Speech and Focus Features’ new movie The Eagle all but tied for No. 6, with each film grossing roughly $1.1 million. The Eagle’s four day cume is $9.8 million. Total domestic gross for King’s Speech is now $94.8 million.
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